Expert proposals to classify sustainable assets in the EU and set standards for green bonds have “great potential” to help the bloc lead on green ..
News 14 Jul 2017
The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it intends to keep the EU Ecolabel in place but propose changes to make it more targeted ..
News 30 Jun 2017
EU energy ministers agreed on Monday to support a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 while weakening an annual savings obligation key to delivering it ..
News 27 Jun 2017
National governments have not moved to increase the target of 27% renewables in the EU’s energy mix proposed by the heads of state and government ..
News 26 Jun 2017
EU environment ministers failed to resolve their differences over key aspects of the EU’s post-2020 climate legislation on Monday despite proposals by the outgoing EU ..
News 19 Jun 2017
Malta, current holder of the rotating EU presidency, aims to wrap up work on key parts of the European Commission’s clean energy package at a ..
News 15 Jun 2017
Global renewable electricity generation capacity increased by 9% thanks to a record 161 gigawatts of new installations in 2016, even as overall investments fell, a ..
News 7 Jun 2017
The European Parliament’s lead MEP on the post-2020 sustainability rules for biofuels is set to propose limiting EU bioenergy support to energy produced from waste ..
News 6 Jun 2017
New Eurostat figures show three-quarters of EU freight continue to be transported by road despite a push by policymakers towards greener trains and inland ships ..
News 26 May 2017
Talks on how forests should be factored into the calculation of a country’s overall greenhouse gas emissions have foundered, officials told ENDS on Wednesday ..
News 24 May 2017
MEPs drafting the European Parliament’s position on energy governance have proposed to set binding national targets for renewables and energy efficiency up to 2030 to ..
News 18 May 2017
The Greens and environmentalists welcomed on Tuesday a ruling by the EU court that a recently initialled EU-Singapore trade deal cannot be adopted without the ..
News 16 May 2017
EU member states are currently discussing a Czech proposal that would allow them to miss annual renewable energy goals on the way to meeting the ..
News 11 May 2017
Green MEP Bas Eickhout has been urged by fellow lawmakers to consider the impacts of his “ideological” proposal to target a 25% share of electric ..
News 4 May 2017
The EU must speed up the improvement of car CO2 efficiency to hit its 2021 target following the smallest drop in emissions in a decade, ..
News 21 Apr 2017